Jessie & Andrew Harman

My Activity Tracking

157
kms

My target 260 kms

I'm challenging myself to walk 200 km throughout the month and raise vital funds that will help eradicate and prepare us for a Polio free world.

Polio is the world’s forgotten disease and something that should have been made history a long time ago. Polio is a crippling and potentially fatal infectious disease. There is no cure, but there are safe and effective vaccines. The strategy to eradicate polio is therefore based on preventing infection by immunizing every child until transmission stops and the world is polio-free.

That is why this October we are asking you to Walk With Us for those that can’t.

We are challenging you to walk, run or roll 10, 20, or 50km throughout the month and raise vital funds that will help eradicate and prepare us for a Polio free world. A polio-free world does not mean it’s over either. It requires updated vaccination policies, including the phased withdrawal of oral polio vaccines (OPV), appropriate containment of the poliovirus in facilities, the certification that polio has been eradicated, and planning for the transition of knowledge and infrastructure to serve other health goals. 

In recent months we have all had to find new ways to stay fit and healthy. Rotary’s Walk With Us End Polio Walk is a fitness challenge that you can complete from October 1st to 31st to reach your target in a COVIDsafe way.

Be part of something special: Walk With Us this October for those that can’t. Be part of the end game strategy and raise funds to help make Polio history so that no child ever again suffers paralytic poliomyelitis.

My Achievements

Looking Good
Uploaded a
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Broadcaster
Shared page
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Kickstart
Self
Donation

Blogger
Made a
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Halfway
50% of $
target reached

Bulls eye
Reached
$ target

Step Up
Half way
to KM goal

Stepper
Reached
KM goal

1k wonder
Raised $1000

Superstar
Increased Fundraising Target

Thank you to my Sponsors

$315

Ipdg. Andy Rajapakse

You both are an inspiration to me, Jessie & Andrew. Keep up the wonderful work you do for Rotary to end Polio.

$265

Jessie Harman

$106

Patti Bulluss

$106

Anonymous

$106

Philip Lester

Happy Walking

$79.50

Carol Lawton

Thank you both very much for doing this - I really appreciate it!

$63.60

Georgia Harman

Go mum and dad ♥️♥️♥️

$53

Evan Burrell

I probably should be walking myself Jess 🤣 But here is $50 to go to a good cause.

$53

Claire & Meg

Go Mum and Dad (/Jessie and Andrew)! Lake Wendouree won’t know what’s hit it xxx

$53

Miranda

Not the Larapinta, but a mighty effort!

$53

Dr.rtn Maneeya Engelking

Well done Jessy&Andrew.Greetings from Thailand District 3330

$53

Bo Morse & John Lane

Good onya, Bo & John

$50

Andrew Fitzgerald

Well done. Keep on trekking!

$50

Adrian

Great work on the walking

$50

Mary Beth Seiser

Congratulations, Jessie! I'm having knee replacement surgery later this month so you will truly be 'walking for me'! Best of luck !

$26.50

Julian Lowe

A primary influence on my career was a man who'd had polio. He was a carpenter and got it at nineteen. His polio put an end to his 'tradie' career and he went to Nottingham university via the workers Education association. He was a bright lad and carried on to LSE and Chicago where he received a PhD. He taught me as an undergrad and later offered me a job as a junior lecturer. Among others he was behind the election of Maggie Thatcher to leader and later prime minister. Great inspiration in spite of his disability following polio.

$26.50

Kath

Great work! loving the photos on social media

$26.50

Bill Peacoxk

Thank you for walking for me

$26.50

Laura Telford

Go Jessie! Thanks for being inspirational!

$25

Kero O'shea

Great leadership Director Jessie - well done!

$23.32

David Egan

Thanks to you both for walking for polio eradication